Arts & Culture

12/27/2009 Sound Affects: A Radio Playground

Roller Maidens from Outer Space, by Phil Austin and the Firesign Theatre. Surreal and politically incorrect comedy on 1950s TV. What more could you want to end the Oughts decade.

12/27/2009 Filipino American National News
12/27/2009 Filipino American National News

On today’s show we had Nomi of the group Power Struggle talking about his latest project and work with Filipino Community Center in San Francisco.

12/27/2009 Wave Project

Early Electronic Music
Composer and musician Carolyn Elerding explores early electronic music. She looks at early synthesizers, tape manipulation and turntablism and other original techniques for creating music. As a special treat, there is a live, in-studio performance using the spellbinding electronic instrument, the Theremin.

12/25/2009 Radio Antilles
12/25/2009 Catalyst: Politics and Culture
12/24/2009 Fresh Fruit

Hosts: Dixie Treichel & John Townsend

Guest: Myron Johnson

Fresh Fruit Interview excerpts:
Charles Nolte, Jen Einhorn/Louisa Hext

12/24/2009 Art Matters
12/24/2009 Write On Radio!

Our guest Sue Leaf talks to us about her new book, The Bullhead Queen, a memoir that links the liturgical world with the seasons, musing on the natural world, environmental issues, and her Christian faith.

Also today, Kate Ledger joins us to talk about her novel Remedies, a book that explores the complicated nature of pain.